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Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

Written By Douglas Bonderud

Wipeout? Subpar Secondhand Mobile Device Security Leaves PII Exposed

Secondhand mobile device security is a struggle for many, according to new research. Data found that 40 percent of reused devices still contain old PII.

It’s a Wild, Wild Word: New Macro Malware Now Infecting Both Windows and MacOS

New brands of macro malware are doubling down on Windows and MacOS operating systems. Here's a look at the newest Word-based attack.

Burgenoning Bug Bounty Programs Up the Ante

Bug bounty programs are now paying out more to white-hat hackers, but they're also tightening regulations on payments and structure.

New POS Malware Leverages Modular Sleight of Hand to Exfiltrate Card Data

Time for a show? New POS malware MajikPOS uses modular sleight-of-hand tricks and a variety of methods to gain system access for credit card info access.

See No Evil? Facebook Puts the Brakes on Social Data for Surveillance

Facebook has updated its privacy policy to stop developers from using social data for surveillance tools — but is this too little, too late?

The State of Mobile Security: Change, Challenge and the Consumer Mindset

Mobile security is becoming an increasingly tall task for enterprises. One of the biggest challenges is changing the consumer mindset that users have.

Cybersecurity Issues: Cultivating Confidence in a Post-Election Environment

The recent U.S election put the spotlight on cybersecurity issues — how do companies get back their infosecurity self-esteem?

Silly Spammers: Email Scam Company Compromises Itself With Bad Data Backup

A bad data backup configuration recently exposed email spammers, gives security professionals an inside look at spam operations.

Online Fraud and EMV: Conservation of Criminality?

The adoption of EMV, or chip-and-PIN cards, is increasing, but so is online fraud. How do companies adapt to this conservation of criminality?

End-to-End Email Encryption: Google Pushes Latest Project to Open Source

Google just pushed its email encryption project, E2EMail, to open source. What does this mean for the development of corporate email security?